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BOOK REVIEW: Remember: I'm not a celebrity so you won't read this by D R Hall

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

REMEMBER: I’M NOT A CELEBRITY SO YOU WON’T READ THIS by D R Hall, £8.95

The Biscuit Girls by Hunter Davies

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE BISCUIT GIRLS by Hunter Davies, £6.99

BOOK REVIEW: The Murder of Patience Brooke by JC Briggs

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE MURDER OF PATIENCE BROOKE by JC Briggs, £8.99 ISBN 978-0-750954433

BOOK REVIEW: The Lake District by Arthur Mee

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THE LAKE DISTRICT by Arthur Mee, £9.99 ISBN 978-1-445642796

THE UNOBTAINABLE - A STORY OF BLUE by David de Lara

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THE UNOBTAINABLE - A STORY OF BLUE by David de Lara, £55

BOOK REVIEW: Postcard Messages From The Great War By Andrew Brooks

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

POSTCARD MESSAGES FROM THE GREAT WAR by Andrew Brooks

48 Going on 50 - 1984 as it was for me by Audrey Wilson

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

48 GOING ON 50 - 1984 AS IT WAS FOR ME by Audrey Wilson, £20

BOOK REVIEW: The Alone Alternative by Linda MacDonald

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THE ALONE ALTERNATIVE by Linda MacDonald, £8.99 ISBN 978-1783064335

BOOK REVIEW: Mr Nobody by Natalie Gordon

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

MR NOBODY by Natalie Gordon, £6.99 ISBN 978-1-500464882

Storyteller Taffy Thomas in demand across the nation

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Tall tales and legends come naturally to Taffy Thomas.

BOOK REVIEW: Hunting Scraps is an award-winning combination of art and social history

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:10am Thursday 14th August 2014

Charles James Cropper was a natural draughtsman who had a voracious love of drawing.

BOOK REVIEW: A Boy From Glasgow Street

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A BOY FROM GLASGOW STREET by Norman Pascoe, £9.95

Wordsworth's Lake District by Howard Beck

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

WORDSWORTH’S LAKE DISTRICT by Howard Beck, £34.84

Northern Canals by Ray Shill

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

NORTHERN CANALS by Ray Shill, £14.99 ISBN 978-1-445633190

BOOK REVIEW: Fairynan's Flights of Fancy

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FAIRYNAN’S FLIGHTS OF FANCY by Dulcie Matthews, £6.99 ISBN 978-1-908098887

BOOK REVIEW: A Vicarage Changes Hands

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A VICARAGE CHANGES HANDS by John Ward, £6.50 ISBN 978-0-948655142

BOOK REVIEW: McDougalls and Gunpowder

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

MCDOUGALLS AND GUNPOWDER by Dennis McDougall

BOOK REVIEW: Lancashire Folk Tales

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

LANCASHIRE FOLK TALES by David England and Jennie Bailey, £9.99 ISBN 978-0-742489933

BOOK REVIEW: The Lake District - A Dog Walker's Guide by Peter Naldrett, £7.95 ISBN 978-1-846743214

The Westmorland Gazette: PET PROJECT: Guide to great dog walks in the Lakes

7:30am Sunday 22nd June 2014

THIS pet owners’ guide could prove a useful gift for those people who say that having a dog is the only thing that gets them out and about.

BOOK REVIEW: Lake District Icons

2:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

LAKE DISTRICT ICONS by Michaela Robinson-Tate and Phil Rigby, £12.99 ISBN 978-0-7509-5910-0

BOOK REVIEW: The Yorkshire Shepherdess

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: The Yorkshire Shepherdess

12:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

THE YORKSHIRE SHEPHERDESS by Amanda Owen, £16.99

BOOK REVIEW: The Photographer's Guide To The Yorkshire Dales by Ellen Bowness, £12.95 ISBN 978-0992683412

The Westmorland Gazette: ICONIC: Pointer to best places to take landscape photos in the Dales

5:20pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

LAKE District-based publisher Ellen Bowness has turned her attention to the neighbouring Yorkshire Dales for this landscape photography guide.

BOOK REVIEW: Special Forces Pilot

The Westmorland Gazette: Special Forces Pilot

10:10am Sunday 8th June 2014

SPECIAL FORCES PILOT by Richard Hutchings, £12.99 ISBN 978-1-473823174

BOOK REVIEW: The Railways of Carnforth

The Westmorland Gazette: The Railways of Carnforth

2:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

THE RAILWAYS OF CARNFORTH by Philip Grosse, £25 ISBN 978-0-956970916

Debut novel depicts horrors of war

The Westmorland Gazette: The Undertaking by Audrey Magee

11:27am Friday 23rd May 2014

The Undertaking by Audrey Magee (Atlantic Books, £12.99, hardback)

New book puts Brantwood's inspiring gardens in the spotlight

The Westmorland Gazette: John Ruskin

8:10am Tuesday 20th May 2014

John Ruskin the gardener.

BOOK REVIEW: Cross Fell and Mines of the Cumbrian Fells

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Cross Fell and Mines of the Cumbrian Fells

3:00pm Sunday 18th May 2014

CROSS FELL AND MINES OF THE  CUMBRIAN FELLS by Ian Tyler

BOOK REVIEW: The Ghost of the Trenches

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: The Ghost of the Trenches

3:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

THE GHOST OF THE TRENCHES by Helen Watts & Taffy Thomas, £5.99 ISBN 978-1-4729-0787-5

BOOK REVIEW: The Quarries of Lakeland

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: The Quarries of Lakeland

1:00pm Sunday 11th May 2014

THE QUARRIES OF LAKELAND by David Glover, £15 ISBN 978-1-904147763

BOOK REVIEW: Walk Borrowdale and Keswick

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Walk Borrowdale and Keswick

3:00pm Saturday 10th May 2014

WALK BORROWDALE & KESWICK by Bill Birkett, £9.95 ISBN 978-0-956429636

BOOK REVIEW: Yorkshire's Three Peaks: The Inside Story of The Dales

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Yorkshire's Three Peaks: The Insidde Story of The Dales

3:00pm Sunday 4th May 2014

AS ONE of the many thousands of walkers who have scaled the Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales in one day, I’m well aware of the beautiful scenery to be encountered.

BOOK REVIEW: Grow Your Own In Lancashire

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Grow Your Own In Lancashire

8:00pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

GROW YOUR OWN IN LANCASHIRE by Malcolm Greenhalgh, £12.99 ISBN 978-1-874181934

Kendal church 'says it with flowers'

6:20pm Monday 28th April 2014

A floral fundraiser bursting with the lyrical lines of some of the world’s finest poets is being held this bank holiday weekend.

BOOK REVIEW: Tandem

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Tandem

7:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

TANDEM by Alex Morgan, £8.99 ISBN 978-0-957695740

Top Grasmere literary series celebrates the great range and diversity of contemporary poetry

The Westmorland Gazette: Simon Armitage, whose annual Grasmere reading at St Oswald’s Church (July 1, 7.30pm) is one of the highlights of the Wordsworth Trust calendar

9:20am Saturday 26th April 2014

THE Wordsworth Trust season of poetry readings is regarded as one of the best around.

BOOK REVIEW: Flights of Fancy

The Westmorland Gazette: BOOK REVIEW: Flights of Fancy

8:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

FLIGHTS OF FANCY by Harry Fancy, £6.99 (Amazon) ISBN 978-0-982552506

Grasmere literary gathering puts acclaimed women poets centre stage

The Westmorland Gazette: Highly acclaimed poet-performer Patience Agbabi

12:20pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Popular poet-performer Patience Agbabi reads from her modern reworking of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales during next weekend’s much awaited Dorothy Wordsworth Festival of Women’s Poetry at Grasmere.

Keswick's Words by the Water festival is ten-day literary cracker

The Westmorland Gazette: Author Joanna Trollope, one of the many top names at Words by the Water

8:10am Saturday 1st March 2014

Once again the stars come out in Keswick for one of the nation’s top literary gatherings.

Book Review: Why National Parks? Ian O. Brodie

The Westmorland Gazette: Book Review: Why National Parks? Ian O. Brodie

6:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

WHY NATIONAL PARKS? by Ian O. Brodie, ISBN 978-1-904098522, £14.50

Book Review: Do I have an angel? Amanda Tooke

The Westmorland Gazette: Boor Review: Do I have an angel? Amanda Tooke

6:00pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

DO I HAVE AN ANGEL? by Amanda Tooke, ISBN 978-0-992751418, £9.99

BOOK REVIEW: Live a Life of No Regrets

The Westmorland Gazette: Live a Life of No Regrets

6:00pm Friday 7th February 2014

LIVE A LIFE OF NO REGRETS, by Suzie Hayman, 978-1-444187076, £10.99

BOOK REVIEW: A North Lancashire Railway Album

The Westmorland Gazette: A North Lancashire Railway Album

3:00pm Sunday 26th January 2014

A NORTH LANCASHIRE RAILWAY ALBUM by Leslie R Gilpin, £14.50 ISBN 978-0-957038738

BOOK REVIEW: 66 Chances

The Westmorland Gazette: 66 Chances

7:00pm Saturday 18th January 2014

66 CHANCES, by Neil Buxton, £6.77 ISBN 978-1-492801450

Storyteller Taffy Thomas puts his spoken words in print

8:40am Saturday 18th January 2014

Taffy Thomas has been busy putting together two books to mark the centenary of the beginning of World War One.

BOOK REVIEW: An Island Fit For Horses

The Westmorland Gazette: An Island Fit For Horses

7:00pm Friday 17th January 2014

AN ISLAND FIT FOR HORSES by Michael P Ashton, £9.49 ISBN 978-1-491256459

BOOK REVIEW: Life on an Eden farm during wartime

The Westmorland Gazette: Children of the Dale

4:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

CHILDREN OF THE DALE by Elizabeth Blenkharn, £9 ISBN 978-1-904524953

BOOK REVIEW: Apples and Cumbria

The Westmorland Gazette: The Apples and Orchards of Cumbria

6:00pm Friday 27th December 2013

The apples and orchards of Cumbria by Andy Gilchrist, £9, ISBN 9-781904-524557

BOOK REVIEW: Store Detective Shares her Memories

The Westmorland Gazette: Memoirs of a Store Detective

2:00pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Memoirs of a store detective by Christine Smith, £9.99 ISBN 978-0-722343234

Charlie Fox author in the spotlight

The Westmorland Gazette: Top thriller writer Zoe Sharp

6:20pm Sunday 22nd December 2013

Zoe Sharp is up there among the thriller writing elite.

BOOK REVIEW: Rachael: A Remarkable Record Breaker

10:00am Friday 13th December 2013

RACHAEL: A REMARKABLE RECORD BREAKER by Joyce Buxton, £11.95 ISBN 978-1-909461062



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